Tagus

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View over Tejo River from Almourol Castle in Portugal (May 2005).

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Tagus (Latin Tagus, Spanish Tajo, Portuguese Tejo) is the largest river on the Iberian Peninsula. It measures 1,038 kilometers in length, 716 km of which are in Spain, 47 km as border between Portugal and Spain and the remaining 275 km in Portugal.

The source of the Tagus is the Fuente de García, in the Albarracín mountains. It ends in the Atlantic Ocean by Lisbon.

Apart from Lisbon, the main cities it passes through are Toledo in Spain and Santarem in Portugal.

Its delta is partially inverted, and forms a large lagoon.ca:Tajo de:Tajo es:Tajo eo:Taĵo fr:Tage is:Tagus hu:Tajo nl:Taag pl:Tag (rzeka) pt:Tejo

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